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Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
issue or we are just tinkering. >> you brought up children education as a big issue. do you agree with a recent argument that it's a civil rights issue? . i do believe it's a right for us to be educated. it's not a right to demand education from another person. i can't go to you and say i demand you give me education. that's a -- that's not quite -- a civil right as it is something we need to address as a people and as a nation. it is important. i was listening to a speaker who stated that when the -- the department of education was created we were the number one nation for education in the world. now we are down to like in the 20e. that's staggering. the first thing we need to fix is go back to the constitution which doesn't allow for department of education. now this would then put it back on the states to allow what goes on but for me, i believe that the parents and the teachers should have the most -- the largest say in what goes on with the students and how the money goes. this is how we should address at the lowest level instead of top down type of government controlling regulati
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
over the long term. >> former secretary of state condoleezza rice recently referred to education as quote, the civil rights struggle of our day. do you agree with that assessment? if so, how do you address it. >> it's the cred you want to give every single child an equal opportunity to a decent opportunity. they need to be able it go into a good school that's got supplies and materials where there's a qualified teacher in front of every classroom. that costs some money to do on the front end but we get that back in terms of that investment. you have productive sit zens that contribute to the society going forward. i think baltimore is striving to do that. i'm proud of what the efforts have been in this re john and i'll -- region and i'll continue to fight for it. >> what's the end game for afghanistan? >> the end came is to bring our troops home. i would like to see a more aggressive schedule in that. the president has laid out -- i think his schedule is pretty aggressive. we lost a lot of lives, put a lot of money behind. this those are resources, frankly, that can go to support so
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 4:55am EDT
out sooner. ln fact, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >>> so halloween is over, and you didn't get as many trick or treaters as you expected. maybe it was sandy. maybe you don't have a lot of kids in your neighborhood. you might be wondering what do i do with the leftover candy. over the past few years many have been initiating candy buy backs, some dentists are doing this where you can bring the sweet treats in exchange for cash. you can visit halloweencandybuyback.com. you can find the nearest dentist participating in this program. it's one of a few groups that puts those treats in care packages for u.s. troops serving overassess. overseas. >>> a zombie pandemic is coming soon. it's not a matter of if, but when. that's according to matt molk. he is the founder of the zombie research society and he presented his zombie theory during a lecture at texas tech university. the zombie research society is made up of 80,000 members worldwide. >> our b
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
state department of education. it happened that 83% of those whschool. that was in 2007 and 2008, graduating in 2011. the report also says that the dropout rate in the state fell slightly from 12% to 11%. >> time now for a check on your weather. we're going to send it over to meteorologist lynette charles. i know a lot of people are hoping for a sigh of relief. it would be nice to see dry weather. >> we're starting to improve conditions, and kids going back to school, so we have to get them on the bus for today. when doing so, it is going to be chilly just like yesterday. yesterday, today the exact same for the most part. let's talk about the temperatures this morning, make sure you bundle those kids up. 43 degrees chilly and the chill will continue into the afternoon with that temperature coming in at 54 degrees once they get out of school. look at the seven-day forecast because the breezes will continue today and also
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
according to their learning ability and mental health. this. >> the county board of education says a later start time would have a negative impact on when kids get out of school. >> that puts schools at dismissal times of 4:30. that impacts evening activity, family activities, homework, and those kinds of things. >> the district has seen benefits in academics and in health, the alertness of their students. so, their grades have gob up. they have seen a drop in depression rates, anxiety, suicidal tendencies, car crashes, safety on the road. >> the county says changing start times would cost tax payers money. >> previous petition and previous discussions before the board has been move the high school start times back but leave the middle school start times where they are. that involves dozens more buzzes and millions more dollars. >> heather says they feel like they are gaining momentum. don harrison, ab c 2 pause. >> ray cording to the national sleep foundation teens need as much as nine hours of sleep a might. >>> three separate water main breaks are all on the mend. the biggest head
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
forward to educate our kids and take all our workers and create new jobs and rebuild infrastructure. >> reporter: today both sides will wait for the monthly jobs report watching to see if the rate goes up or down. in september the jobless number dropped from 8.1% to 7.8%. that's lowest figure in nearly three years what it was when president obama took office. both sides spun the data. >> aid rehypedder that this country has come too far to turn back now. >> we can do better. we don't have to stay on path we have been on. >> reporter: expect it to become a talking point on the trail that will be winding through the main battleground states in the days ahead. romney and the president are visiting 7 states today through sunday romney's campaign says the traditionally democratic state of pennsylvania is in play and announced the candidate will stop there sunday. the obama campaign is calling that an act of desperation. team romney said they are on the offensive and look at an extended map. most everything between now and election day will have heated back and forth exchanges including t
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message. >>> you may have to wait in long lines at the pump but you may want to make sure you get gas. >> especially if you're on the evacuation route. you may have to e vague wait your home so you don't want to be stuck with an empty tank. crowded today as everybody got in line to get gas. people were filling up not just cars but filling up gas tanks to power generators, too. >> i have a tendency to run too low in my car and i'm not going to do that today
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 6:00pm EST
. the most important issues for latinos are jobs, education and health care, but immigration defines who is with us and who is against us. immigration is personal. president barack obama wants to legalize millions of undocumented immigrants. mitt romney says he doesn't want an amnesty even though he talks about a permanent solution. jobs might not be as important as immigration. we'll see that on tuesday, david. . >> jorge, thank you. >>> tuesday night, diane sawyer, george stephanopoulos and our times square election headquarters. jake tapper with the president, i'll be with mitt romney. the entire powerhouse political team out for what could be a very long night. we'll see you tuesday night here. >>> but from forecasting the presidential race to the weather now, and to an unwelcome system tonight. for the millimeters who survived hurricane sandy and so many still without power, now, a new storm is brewing and bringing bitter cold. so many americans whose homes are shattered are being exposed to plunging temperatures. so, ginger zee, back at the map in new york tonight to talk us throug
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:30am EDT
overnight, but early this morning. so abc 2 news education reporter sherree johnson is at our live desk this morning with more on who's open and who's not. sheree. >>reporter: well, megan and charley, yes, sandy's torrential rains and strong winds caused serious damage up and down the east coast, from flash flooding to destroyed buildings, this storm has had an impact on our area and some area schools are closed this morning because of those power outages, and we just received a few calls into our newsroom. we'll start with baltimore city. now, baltimore city schools are closed today. the district office is open and essential staff must report to work. baltimore city schools schools hope to reopen by tomorrow. hartford county schools are closed. 18 baltimore county schools are closed, 17 anne arundel county schools are closed. all other schools are open two hours late for staff. one school in cecil county is closed. you can head to our website at abc2news.com for a complete list of the schools that are closed today. this story is in our slide show and, you know, parents can also si
ABC
Oct 27, 2012 12:00am EDT
millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. to score october's featured $5 footlong, the mangialicious meatball marinara. and how 'bout the $6 footlong special -- the new tuscan chicken melt. herb seasoned chicken, melty cheese, and balsamic vinaigrette... subway. eat fresh. boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi® card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts. more events. more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with a citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] >> jimmy: well, hi there, we're back with aziz ansari. still to come, honey boo boo and mama june, too. and josh turner, as well. are you still shooting "parks and recreation" right now? >> yeah, we're s
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 9:00am EST
-educated white women on noneconomic issues. >> if mitt romney was ahead in ohio, there would be no play in pennsylvania. i will take the philadelphia eagles to win the super bowl this year sooner than i would take mitt romney. >> david axelrod is going to shave his mustache. >> early in the evening when the results come in for bucks county around philadelphia, we'll probably know. >> i want to get to something else. we know two states especially, three states, so much of the vote is in. 70% of the vote already in, in colorado. in nevada. more than 40% of the vote already in, in iowa. two of the three states, george, right now, president in nevada has built up a pretty strong lead. >> we have been saying this all year long, this is a mobilization election. both sides are doing rather well. it will be a marginal difference that decides this election. >> but, you know, when we talk about these sort of traditional things, the two parties are looking at two different electorate. the republicans as you heard earlier, looking at independent voters, makes all the sense in the world. but this ye
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. ♪ who are you >>> 30,000 people. i created jobs in america. i ran a business. i see what's going on today and i'm frightened to death. >>> we have republicans trying to redefine rape. if you think this election won't affect you and your life, think again. >> families had received letters from president obama that were not personalized. a family sacrifice a child and you choose to send a form letter. >> for us it's about defending our country. >> our freedom. >> to trust you as commander in chief, i don't think so. >> i don't think so. >> as a veteran, i don't think so. >> sampling of the ads being run all over the country. >>> we're back with the roundtable. let's take a look at the closing arguments of the campaigns right now. george, you heard andrew talk about how we saw a different mitt romney at the debate, that seems to be the argument that obama and his allies seem to making colin powell. >> on monday night, he agrees with the
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 12:00am EDT
he was on "survivor" get.we voted him off the island. >> jimmy: this has been very educational. i have a feeling the romney camp and future republican candidates are going to study this videotaup to figure out where they went wrong. or maybe they won't at all. thanks again for the hair cut. i sit here for nothing. what goes on in this place? >> come on, man. >> you talk too much. >> jimmy: i know, you're right. you're right. i'm sorry. >> you can still pay for the cut, though. >> jimmy: thank you. now you're talking like a republican. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: thanks to the guys at levels. i'm taking them all back to l.a. tonight on the show, it's a big one. we're in brooklyn tonight. we have music have vampire weekend and we'll be right back with david letterman, so stick around. jack, you're a little boring. boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi® card to get the
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 12:00am EDT
that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. >> hi, i'm here at the first annual helping parents to rock teleon the. work around the clock to help america's parents rediscover their bad ass selves. since the launch the campaign it's helped the lives of thousands of moms and dads. like sara from garden oak, new jersey who writes, before i called you guys i was waking up at 6:00 a.m. now i'm getting to bed at 6:00 a.m. thank you, helping parents to rock! we're saving lives here. what's going on in social media, gas money? >> alicia! >> tricked out family ride. keep rocking that's hot. importance of coloring inside the lines. you got a little michelangelo on your hands, baby. and took his young ones to a concert. that is crazy. that ain't boss. >> a situation developing. debbie in new mexico business to make a big mistake. deb? step away from the granny panties. smokein' mamas don't buy underwear in bulk. that was a close one. >> i use the crying out method, i us
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
the awards, the country music association also promotes music education in local schools. the program is called keep the music playing. and with us is brad paisley, is also a spokesperson for chevrolet. and you're here to tell us about the great program and what the folks are doing with it. >> what chevrolet is doing, is donating this traverse. this one or a traverse? they're going to make this into a mobile sort of repair thing that goes and picks up instruments for kids and repairs them and brings them back to schools. they've worked out a deal to come by my studio and fix everything, that's broke. sorry, kids. you have to wait. >> all right. now, joey and marcus, you guys are part of this. you're in this program. and you're taking the stage tonight with brad paisley for the cma awards. >> yep. >> are you a little bit excited or what? >> a little bit. >> we're extremely excited. this is an amazing opportunity. we're so excited. oh, my gosh. >> fantastic. i can't wait to see you guys. thank you for coming out and getting up so early. you have a big day today, buddy. >> yeah.
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
education the civil rights shall you of our day. how would you address it. >> no, i don't agree. even though education isen inher right right, the government has failed to provide it. i believe that the current system that's in place is not working. we need to look at new and inventive ideas and some of the ideas such as looking further into private schools and into charter schools, spending and most importantly allowing parents to choose which school that their children go to instead of being restricted by location, and, timely, i would eliminate the department of education and block grant funds drctsly to the state. >> all right. what do we do with afghanistan? what is the end game? >> i think the game is over. i think we need to bring our troops home, not just from afghanistan and iraq but all around the world. i don't believe that america can -- we can no longer be the world's police force. we need to bring our troops home and concentrate on protecting us at home. >>> is the healthcare reform act really the answer? it's the landmark for pob and mitt romney said he will repea
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. >>> once again we're following sandy and even though we can make educated guesses it is still a wildcard out there. >> still uncertainty to the final track but we know it is coming. >> we have five miles to run so we'll have a better understanding tomorrow. we'll follow that on the web and our phone app and we'll have special newscasts after the football game tomorrow at 7:00 and 11:00. it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approve this message. we have so much technology in our store to really
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 4:55am EDT
... generating hundreds of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. let's say you want to get ahead how do you get from here... to here? at university of phoenix we're moving career planning forward so you can start figuring that out sooner. ln fact, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >>> people like along the bay had their houses ready for the storm but they have had to get the boats ready to. >> absolutely. this is what it looked like on kent island. boaters rushing to the marinas to secure the boats but if you are not on the water you might not want to bring anything outside they say take everything into the house. >> this event we anticipate sustained high winds that 40 to 50-mile-an-hour range that will loosen up anything and start to fly in around the air and that's what we don't want to have i
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 4:55am EDT
education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >>> this is a situation in new jersey, the water was waist high and families needed help getting out. you can see rescuers were putting a couple of boats in to the water, carrying others out. power is out to more than a million homes and businesses in the area. >> more than 200 patients moved from a new york hospital after the back up generators failed. among them were 20 babies from the neo natal intensive care unit. a team of first responders from northern california helped bring the patients to safety. >>> forced to abandon ship after the historic replica was rocked by sandy. >> we are going to have the latest on the surviving crew members of the hms bounty.
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. . >> let's get you up-to-date. wind gusts still high tonight. we still see the potential for continued power nes coming down through the overnight. intense winds for a few hours towards day break. the overall set up is for more rain through mid morning. as we go into tomorrow we get more showers wrapping around the system. finally, we begin to see some clearing into the day tomorrow. tomorrow we will still see some decent downpours and have a lot of rain coming in tonight. rain will push a foot in a lot part of the state, overnight 40, power house winds, and rain from the cyclone that is churning. tomorrow, storm force winds and 48 degrees. a cold day. here we go. i have officially tweaked tomorrow night's forecast. we have light snow as far in as frederick. the colder air will come in more tomorrow. late snow showers tomorrow is not out of the question. we have to put it in there. we have to go wi
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
this morning to close for the day. so abc 2 news education reporter sherree johnson is at the live desk with all the new closures. what can you tell us? >>reporter: megan and charley, yes, we are getting all new information on the school closings. some schools are closed this morning because of those power outages. we'll start with baltimore city schools, closed. the district office is open and essential staff must report to work. baltimore city schools actually hopes to reopen tomorrow. hartford county schools are closed. 18 baltimore county schools are closed, 17 anne arundel county schools are closed. all other schools will open two hours late for students and staff. 10 howard county schools are closed, one school is closed in cecil county. and you can head to our website at abc2news.com for a complete list of those schools that are closed. that story is actually in the slide show. and the parents can also sign up for school closings with e- mail alerts. all you have to do is click on the weather tab here and then head over to closings. and that'll give you a whole entire list o
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Oct 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
can start figuring that out sooner. ln fact, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. ♪ >>> all right. we are back now. it is 7:42. and forecasters nationwide are saying hurricane sandy could bring perfect storm conditions even more so than the storm that inspired the movie. abc dan harris is here to talk about ose who don't believe the hype. >> lara, good morning to you. you see the forecasters, standing out in bad weather and it could all seem theoretical, not to mention inconvenient. there's that voice of denial that will say it won't be that bad. >> sandy may pose the greatest risk to human life. >> you can see with the winds, they continue to whip. >> this shaping up to be quite the monster. >> reporter: the forecasters could hardly be using stronger slang. it conjures images of movies like "the perfect storm." and "the day after tomorrow" where a giant wave hits new york city. but in real life new york, we found a lot of people who say th
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